Book Author :: Mary Stewart

Review

The Crystal Cave

Posted: January 21, 2014 by Vanessa in Elitist Classics Meta: Mary Stewart, Fantasy, Elitist University
The Crystal Cave

The first book of Mary Stewart’s Merlin trilogy, THE CRYSTAL CAVE (Amazon), was written in 1970 and continues to be one of the most accessible novelizations of the mythos surrounding the Arthurian legends. Told in first-person PoV as though it were an autobiography, Stewart writes about Merlin’s childhood as he travels across Britain, the people he encounters, and the discovery of his magic–all in her lovely prose with detailed attention to the landscape and era.
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